Rich & Charlie's Italian Salad Dressing (light)

Total Time
8hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This is a copy cat of the italian dressing from Rich & Charlie's restaurant in St. Louis. I make it lower fat by using light dressing. Cook time is for chilliing overnight.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients and let stand overnight.
  2. Serve over iceberg and red leaf lettuce.


Most Helpful

Excellent! Expecting a dozen guests, I doubled the recipe to be sure there was extra for those who might like lots of dressing. There was tons left over. Not a problem since we've enjoyed leftovers all week, but I think you can count on one batch being enough for 16-18 servings. The only change I'll make next time is to grate the Parmesan on top as I usually do instead of mixing it in. Being totally immersed in the liquid for awhile made it taste slightly soggy.

highcotton December 29, 2010

My uncle made this salad for a party last week - it was definitely the best salad I've ever had! I can't wait to make it!

shougmom March 28, 2006

I can't believe I found this when I wasn't looking!! This is my all time favorite salad. Haven't been to Rich & Charlie's in 10 years and I have been CRAVING this all week!! I tried to make it years before, but it was just not quite right---sugar---it's the key. Fantastic!!

heidi_roman February 28, 2006

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